Pleasantville Middle School

  • Pleasantville Middle School serves 163 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Pleasantville Middle School's student population of 163 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasantville Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pleasantville Middle School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#722 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
77%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pleasantville Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pleasantville Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
96%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pleasantville Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.080.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pleasantville Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePleasantville Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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